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Insurance, Race/Ethnicity, and Sex in the Search for a New Physician
Economics Faculty Publications and Presentations
  • Rajiv Sharma, Portland State University
  • Arnab Mitra, Portland State University
  • Miron Stano, Oakland University
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  • Health services -- Utilization,
  • Primary Health Service
We employed simulated patient calls to a national random sample of primary care physicians to assess appointment availability for adults who differed by insurance, race/ethnicity, and sex. The disparities we found are much larger than those reported in previous assessments, highlighting the importance of including race/ethnicity and sex in such research

This is a PDF file of an unedited manuscript that has been accepted for publication. As a service to our customers we are providing this early version of the manuscript. The manuscript will undergo copyediting, typesetting, and review of the resulting proof before it is published in its final form. A definitive version was subsequently published in Economics Letters, Vol. 137 2015, p. 150-153.

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Rajiv Sharma, Arnab Mitra and Miron Stano. "Insurance, Race/Ethnicity, and Sex in the Search for a New Physician" (2015)
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